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The Resource Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong

Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong

Label
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research
Title
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung
Title remainder
the first lady of physics research
Statement of responsibility
Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • chi
  • eng
Summary
Narrating the well-lived life of the "Chinese Madame Curie" - a recipient of the first Wolf Prize in Physics (1978), the first woman to receive an honorary doctorate from Princeton University, as well as the first female president of the American Physics Society - this book provides a comprehensive and honest account of the life of Dr Wu Chien-Shiung, an outstanding and leading experimental physicist of the 20th century --
Assigning source
Source other than Library of Congress
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tsai-Chien, Chiang
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wong, Tang-Fong Frank
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wu, C. S.
  • Physicists
  • Women physicists
Label
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Childhood in Liuhe -- ch. 2. A young Wu Chien-Shiung became the favorite student of Hu Shih -- ch. 3. Choice of future -- ch. 4. A rising star in Berkeley -- ch. 5. Youth and love -- ch. 6. Going East -- ch. 7. From nuclear fission to the Manhattan Project -- ch. 8. A world authority in beta decay -- ch. 9. Revolution in parity conservation -- ch. 10. Experiment at 2,000 feet underground -- ch. 11. The first female president of the American Physical Society -- ch. 12. Love of China -- ch. 13. The first lady of physics research -- ch. 14. Wu Chien-Shiung the scientist
Control code
ebr10800967
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814368933
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868980332
Label
Madame Wu Chien-Shiung : the first lady of physics research, Chiang Tsai-Chien ; translated by Wong Tang-Fong
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Childhood in Liuhe -- ch. 2. A young Wu Chien-Shiung became the favorite student of Hu Shih -- ch. 3. Choice of future -- ch. 4. A rising star in Berkeley -- ch. 5. Youth and love -- ch. 6. Going East -- ch. 7. From nuclear fission to the Manhattan Project -- ch. 8. A world authority in beta decay -- ch. 9. Revolution in parity conservation -- ch. 10. Experiment at 2,000 feet underground -- ch. 11. The first female president of the American Physical Society -- ch. 12. Love of China -- ch. 13. The first lady of physics research -- ch. 14. Wu Chien-Shiung the scientist
Control code
ebr10800967
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814368933
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868980332

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